Document Type : Article


1 Ph.D student in international law at Islamic Azad University, Isfahan branch, Isfaha, Iran

2 Associate Prof., Islamic Azad University, Isfahan Branch, Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran


The Security Council in its fight against terrorism has opened a new chapter in its resolutions, especially by 1373(2001) resolution. This kind of new resolutions have legislative structure and impose binding obligations on all states. This sort of resolutions make some problematic discussions about their legality and legitimacy. First, in the absence of any executive or legislative organs in international law, some scholars defend the decisions. In another side, this must be considered from the viewpoint of Self-rectifying process of international law. Now we are going to see that whether this kind of decisions could be justified in the light of Self-rectifying process of international law and so they obtain legitimacy or not. Legislative actions of Security Council, in our opinion, is considered as an aspect of Self-rectifying process of international law and through that process can suppose Security Council decisions, at least in some aspects, are legitimate.


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